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Bob Blancato, executive director of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs and chair of the American Society on Aging, writes an article for Next Avenue, discussing malnutrition and how it affects the elderly, particularly veterans. Blancato outlines the risks of leaving malnutrition untreated and identifies several opportunities for further improvement, which include: […]

As people age, their nutrition needs and dietary preferences change. But few have examined the shopping habits and eating patterns of Americans ages 50-plus—the country’s fastest-growing demographic. That’s why the IFIC Foundation, in collaboration with AARP Foundation, conducted an oversample of respondents ages 50–80 for the 2017 Food and Health Survey to help uncover insights […]

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